Fire breaks out at Gazipur knitting factory


9th June, 2021 11:24:56 AM printer

Fire breaks out at Gazipur knitting factory

A fire broke out at a knitting factory in the Konabari area of Gazipur city in the small hours of Wednesday. Fortunately, there were no casualties in the fire.

Tasharraf Hossain, senior inspector of Joydebpur Fire Station, said the blaze started around 12 am at a shed of Jersy Knitting factory and soon engulfed other parts of the manufacturing unit.

On information, six firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze in a couple of hours. Equipment worth lakhs have been gutted in the fire, officials said.

"A probe has been ordered to ascertain the exact cause of the fire. The exact extent of loss will also be ascertained after the investigation," said Tasharraf.